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Mushfiqur Rahim refuses to change stance on touring Pakistan

File Photo Bangladesh’s Mushfiqur Rahim said that he would not change his stance regarding visiting Pakistan for the national team’s final leg of the three-phase visit despite Bangladesh Cricket Board recently asking him to reconsider his decision. The last phase involves a one-off ODI on April 3 and the second Test of the series, from April 5. Mushfiq opted out ...

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Women’s T20 World Cup: Bangladesh suffer big defeat against Australia

In the second game of the ongoing ICC Women’s World Cup, Bangladesh Women’s team suffered a big defeat by 86 runs against the hosts and defending champions Australia at Perth on Thursday. Australia won on the toss in today’s game and opted to bat first. They posted 189 for one in 20 overs, the highest total of the event so ...

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Scuffle over stolen mobile phone sets at Soumya’s marriage ceremony

Bangladeshi batsman Soumya Sarkar tied the knot with Priyonti Debnath Puja on Wednesday midnight. The marriage ceremony took place at Khulna Club. His wife, 19-year-old Puja, is the daughter of Gopal Debnath hailing from Tutpara in Khulna. Puja completed her ‘O’ level examination this year from an English medium school in the capital.The happy occasion was disrupted by a scuffle ...

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India move into semifinals after winning T20 thriller against New Zealand

A quickfire 46 from teenage prodigy Shafali Verma helped India earn a nail-biting four-run win over New Zealand as they reached the women’s Twenty20 World Cup semi-finals Thursday. New Zealand skipper Sophie Devine won the toss at Melbourne’s Junction Oval and opted to bowl with her team restricting India to 133 for eight after Verma gave them a strong start, ...

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National Football camp to be held in Dhaka, Sylhet

The training camp of Bangladesh National Football team for the upcoming FIFA World Cup and Asia Cup Qualifiers against Afghanistan, will be held in Dhaka and Sylhet. FIFA World Cup and Asia Cup Qualifiers are scheduled to be held on March 26. The British coach of Bangladesh National Football team Jamie Day, talking to the reporters at BFF on Tuesday ...

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Bangladesh end Test drought with comfortable win over Zimbabwe

Photo:  Bangladesh team celebrates dismissal of a Zimbabwean batsman in the test match at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020. After losing six Tests in a row, Bangladesh finally ended the drought with a comfortable win over Zimbabwe by an innings and 106 runs at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. Nayeem Hasan returned match figures of ...

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Dhaka Test: Zimbabwe sink deeper as Bangladesh eye win

  Zimbabwe continue to struggle as Bangladesh bowlers tighten the noose in the ongoing Dhaka Test at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. At lunch on day four, the tourists still need 181 runs to avoid an innings defeat with only five wickets in hand while Bangladesh need five wickets to win a Test after a gap of more than a year. ...

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Mushfiqur records third double-ton as Bangladesh declare on 560

  Bangladesh stalwart Mushfiqur Rahim recorded his third double-ton in Test cricket in the ongoing one-off Test against Zimbabwe at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Monday. Earlier, Mushfqiur, Bangladesh captain Mominul Haque also hit ton in this Test. Riding on the bats of Mominul and Mushfiqur, Bangladesh posted 560 for six, Bangladesh’s highest Test total at home, in 154 overs ...

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Dhaka Test: Mominul, Mushfiqur bring up centuries

Bangladesh Test captain Mominul Haque, and former captain Mushfiqur Rahim brought up centuries in the ongoing Dhaka Test against Zimbabwe at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Monday as Bangladesh took control of the game. At lunch break of day three, Bangladesh were batting for 351 for three in 99 overs. Mominul and Mushfiqur added 179 runs in 49.2 overs. Mominul ...

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Ronaldo marks 1,000th game with record-equalling goal

Cristiano Ronaldo scored for a record-equalling 11th consecutive Serie A game in his 1,000th professional match as Juventus extended their league lead on Saturday with a 2-1 win over basement club SPAL. The 35-year-old tapped in six minutes before the break to equal the mark held by Gabriel Batistuta and Fabio Quagliarella. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner has scored 25 ...

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